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    Former Cowboys QB, Coach Wade Wilson Dies at 60

    We are sad to inform that Wade Wilson, who both played and coached for the close to two decades, has died. Today was his birthday, and he had just turned 60 years old.

    Wilson was most recently the Quarterbacks Coach in Dallas from 2007 to 2017, having joined the staff the same year that came in as . They had previously been teammates on the Cowboys from 1995-1997.

    Wilson was with four other NFL teams during his 19-year playing career. He went to a in 1988 with the . His won ring came from being on the Cowboys roster in 1995, the last time that Dallas won a championship.

    He retired after the 1999 season and immediately went into , serving his first tenure as Cowboys QB Coach from 2000-2002. He then moves into the same role with the in 2003, the year that came to Dallas.

    Wade returned in 2007 as part of Garrett's offensive staff and was in the position all the way through 2017. He coached during the bulk of his career and also helped become the next major figure in Dallas' QB lineage.

    We join the rest of in giving our condolences to family and friends of Wade Wilson during their time of mourning.

    Jess Haynie
    Jess Haynie
    Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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